The JANIDA’s main target groups of JANIDA are the poor small holder farmers around East African region and women & children in Japan and East Africa especially in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. JANIDA directly collaborates with local farmers.


Global and International Bodies

  1. JAPAN International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  2. Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC)
  3. Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE)
  4. Africa Japan Forum (AJF)
  5. Tomisato City NPO Support Center
  6. Narita International Friendship Society (NIFS)


Experience in Japan


Project Title; Tomisato City Africa International Cultural Exchange Program

             Date; April 2017 to March 2018


Objectives of the project

  • To appreciate the importance of international cooperation
  • In order to acquire a global perspective to understand each other through learning different cultures in Japan and Africa
  • To learn and share experience about watermelon production in Tomisato City and how this technology can be transferred to Africa to increase income and nutrition


Lessons Learnt 

  • Music, drama, arts, handicraft items from Africa
  • Agricultural system
  • African Marriage and family affairs
  • Education system
  • Natural environment and animals
  • Child care and nurturing
  • African cultural leadership and kingdoms
  • African food and nutrition
  • Cultural rituals such as weddings
  • Knowledge exchange on watermelon cultivation and peanuts in Tomisato City